Govt. Kamla Devi Rathi Mahila Mahavidyalaya
Korin Bhatta, Rajnandgaon, [C.G.], 491441
Affiliated to Durg University, [C.G.]

English


DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH


1.   Name of the department   -   ENGLISH

2.   Year of Establishment   -   1984

3.  Names of Programmes / Courses offered (UG, PG, M. Phil., Ph.D., Integrated Masters; Integrated Ph.D., etc.)   -  UG


S. No.

Level

Course

Description

1.

UG

B.A/B.Sc./B.Com/ B.Sc. (Home Sci.)

English Language & English
Literature

4.   Names of Interdisciplinary courses and the departments/units involved - NIL

5.   Annual/ semester/choice based credit system (programme wise) - Annual

6.   Participation of the department in the courses offered by other departments –

Since Foundation Course is compulsory hence English is taught in courses of all the
Four streams.

7.   Courses in collaboration with other universities, industries, foreign institutions, etc.   -
NIL

8.   Details of courses/programmes discontinued (if any) with reasons  -  NONE

9.   Number of Teaching posts



Sanctioned

Filled

Professors

-

-

Associate Professors

-

-

Asst. Professors

01

01


10.   Faculty profile with name, qualification, designation, specialization, (D.Sc./D.Litt.
/Ph.D. / M. Phil. etc.,)




Name



Qualification



Designation



Specialization


No. of Years of
Experience


No. of Ph.D. Students guided for the last
4 years

Dr. Harpreet
Kaur Garcha

M.A., Ph.d.

A.P.

Afro- American Literature

32 years

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11.  List of senior visiting faculty


S. No

Name of the Faculty

Topic of Lecture

Date
1.
Prof. S.K. Jain
Learning Communication Skills
11-08-2012
2.
Dr. Neelu Shrivastav
Problems in Learning English
14-12-2012
3.
Dr. Shukla Banerjee
The Writings of Tagore
05-09-2013
4.
Dr. Savitri Tripathi
Listening Skills in Learning the Second
Language
17-10-2013
5.
Dr. Anita Shankar
Indian English Writings
28-10-2014
6.
Dr. Amrita Kasturi
Common Errors in Prepositions
15-1-2015



12.  Percentage  of  lectures  delivered  and  practical  classes  handled(programme  wise)  by temporary faculty - NIL

13.   Student -Teacher Ratio (programme wise)


Student -Teacher Ratio

1540 : 1

14.  Number of academic support staff (technical) and administrative staff; sanctioned and filled   -  NIL

15.   Qualifications of teaching faculty with DSc/ D.Litt/ Ph.D/ MPhil / PG. - Ph.D

16.   Number  of  faculty with  ongoing  projects  from  a)  National  b)  International  funding

agencies and grants received   - 01 (UGC)

17.  Departmental projects funded by DST - FIST; UGC, DBT, ICSSR, etc. and total grants received   -  UGC

18.   Research Centre /facility recognized by the University   -  NIL

19.   Publications:
∗   a) Publication per faculty
∗ Number of papers published in peer reviewed journals (national / international) by
faculty and students
∗  Number of publications listed in International Database (For Eg: Web of Science,
Scopus, Humanities International Complete, Dare Database - International Social
Sciences Directory, EBSCO host, etc.)
∗   Monographs
∗   Chapter in Books
∗   Books Edited
∗   Books with ISBN/ISSN numbers with details of publishers
∗   Citation Index
∗   SNIP
∗   SJR
∗   Impact factor
S. No
Title of Paper
Name of Journal
ISSBN No.
National/
International

1.

Alice Walker‘s Meridian: Re- Examining Gender Roles

Literary Discourse : A Peer-reviewed International Research Journal of Literature and Arts

09762035

International

2.

Alice Walker‘s: The life of Grange Copeland: Saga of Existence and Transcendence

Literati: A Research Journal of English Studies and Culture

09731474

National

3.

Redefining Woman

An International Research

0975282X

International


 
∗   h-index


Hood: Anita Desai‘s
Clear Light of Day
Journal: LAB TO LAND



4.

Ecocentric Perspectives In Literature

An International Research
Journal: LAB TO LAND

0975282X

International


20.   Areas of consultancy and income generated   -   NIL

21.   Faculty as members in

a)   National committees b) International Committees c) Editorial Boards….

-   Member Board Of Studies Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur

22.   Student projects

a)  Percentage   of   students   who   have   done   in-house   projects   including   inter departmental/programme   -  NIL
b)  Percentage of students placed for projects in organizations outside the institution i.e.in Research laboratories/Industry/ other agencies

  Students carried  out  Research  Surveys on  Drop-Out  Rate of School going children sponsored by RUSA.

23.   Awards / Recognitions received by faculty and students   - NIL

24.   List of eminent, academicians and scientists / visitors to the department


S. No

Name of the Faculty

Designation
1.
Prof. S.K. Jain
Professor of English (Retd.)
2.
Dr. Neetu Shrivastav
HOD, Deptt. of English,
Govt. Digvijay College, Rjn
3.
Dr. Shukla Banerjee
HOD, Deptt. of English, Govt. Sci. College, Raipur
4.
Dr. Savitri Tripathi
HOD, Deptt. of English, Govt. College, Bilaspur
5.
Dr. Anita Shankar
Prof., Deptt. of English,
Govt. Digvijay college, Rjn
6.
Dr. Amrita Kasturi
Prof.   &   Head,   Deptt.   of
Enlgish, Govt. College, Bhilai-
3.


7.  Dr. Manju Mitra   Retd. Principal, Govt. College, Bilaspur

25.  Seminars/ Conferences/Workshops organized & the source of funding

a)  National –  Convener- National Seminar on “Women Empowerment & Sports” organized by Sports Department.

b)  International – NIL

26.   Student profile programme/course wise:





Name of the Courses
2013-2014
2014-2015
Applic
Received
Admis
Pass
(%)
Applic
Received
Admis
Pass
(%)
B.A-I
142
137
126
91.97%
165
157
110
70.06%
B.A-II
106
106
103
97.16%
69
69
50
72.46%
B.A-III
30
30
29
96%
55
55
48
87.27%
B.Com-I
12
12
10
83.3%
10
10
10
100%
B.Com-II
06
06
06
100%
10
10
10
100%
B.Com-III
08
08
08
100%
08
08
07
87.5%
B.H.Sc.-I
22
21
03
14%
39
36
15
42%
B.H.Sc-II
13
13
04
31%
09
09
06
67%
B.H.Sc-III
13
13
13
100%
11
11
08
73%
B.A- Lit-I
03
03
0
0%
04
04
0
0%
B.A- Lit-II
-
-
-
-
02
02
01
50%
B.A- Lit- III
04
04
04
100%
-
-
-
0%
TOTAL PERCENTAGE OF AVERAGE
67.78%
TOTAL PERCENTAGE OF AVERAGE
62.44%


27.  Diversity of Students



% of

% of students

% of
Name of the
Students
from other
Students
Course
from the
States
From

same state

Abroad

B.A.

100

0

NIL

B.Sc

100

0

0

B.Sc (Home Sci.)

100

0

0
B.Com
100
0
0

28.  How many students have cleared national and state competitive examinations such as
NET, SLET, GATE, Civil services, Defense services, etc.?
-   No Track record is available

29.  Student progression


Student progression

Against % enrolled
UG to PG
20%
PG to M.Phil.
02%
PG to Ph.D.
02%
Ph.D. to Post-Doctoral
NIL
Employed

•  Campus selection

•  Other than campus recruitment


NIL

05%
Entrepreneurship/Self-employment
05%

30.   Details of Infrastructural facilities

a)  Library
- All the students of under graduate level have access to the college Library.

No. of Books Available in General Library: 491+200 in book bank. Total = 691

The Department also has its own departmental library with a good no. of books.

b)   Internet facilities for Staff & Students


- The College has a well equipped Language Lab with a computer. There is
Wi-Fi connectivity in the campus with 1 MBPS speed.

c)  Class rooms with ICT facility - NIL

d)  Laboratories

-  The department proposes to have a well-equipped Language Laboratory.

31.  Number of students receiving financial assistance from college, university, government or other agencies

All the eligible students SC/ST/OBC/BPL minorities are getting scholarships as per state and central governments rules.

32.  Details on student enrichment programmes (special lectures / workshops / seminar) with external experts


S.No

Name of the Faculty

Topic of Lecture

Date

Remark
1.
Prof. S.K. Jain
Learning Communication Skills
11-08-2012
Lecture
2.
Dr. Neetu Shrivastav
Problems in Learning English
14-12-2012
Lecture
3.
Dr. Shukla Banerjee
The Writings of Tagore
05-09-2013
Lecture
4.
Dr. Savitri Tripathi
Listening   Skills   in   Learning   the
Second Language
17-10-2013
Lecture
5.
Dr. Anita Shankar
Indian English Writings
28-10-2014
Lecture
6.
Dr. Amrita Kasturi
Common Errors in Prepositions
15-1-2015
Lecture
7.
Dr. Manju Mitra
(Retd. Principal)
Personality Development
16-08-2015
Workshop


33.   Teaching methods adopted to improve student learning
-   Beyond Chalk and Board delivery method
-   Interaction
-   Group discussions

34.   Participation in Institutional Social Responsibility (ISR) and Extension activities:

Active Participation in all the Curricular & Extra-Curricular activities organized by the college.

35.   SWOC analysis of the department and Future plans.

  The  department  constantly  monitors  the  performance  of  the  students  in comprehensive constant evaluation tests that is conducted every month.

  Poor  performers  and  poor  learners  are  marked  and  they  are  given  special attention.
   The poor learners are given remedial teaching if necessary. Strengths:

   Well qualified faculty.
   English language lab.
   Departmental library.
   Adequate teaching aids.

Weakness :

   Level of awareness of the students due to their rural background.
   Lack of teachers and classrooms in proportion to the number of students.
   Job opportunities and placement problems.
   Lack of professional courses.
   Communication skills and soft skills.

Opportunities:

   Opportunities for PG and research.
   Poor employment ratio.
   Job opportunities in teaching and administration.
   Scope for starting vocational and add-on courses.

Challenges:

   Infrastructure facilities in proportion to the number of students.
   Access to computer and internet in proportion to the number of students.
  To create an environment for English language as the majority of students come from remote rural areas.

Future plans:

  The  department  needs  to  develop  tutorial  cell  and  promote  individualized instruction to the students.
   To increase the number of teaching faculty.
   To organize national seminars on Shakespeare.
   To have more extension lectures.
   Updating of language lab.


Faculties Profile



Dr. Harpreet Kaur Garcha (Birth-17th Oct, 1960) is a Senior Asstt. Professor in English at Rajnandgaon Dist. Rajnandgaon (Chhattisgarh).

 Her Research articles are published in reputed National and International Journals. Her areas of interest are: Feminism, Women Writers, Psychoanalysis and American Literature.

She has to her credit completion of UGC sponsored MRP Titled: Identifying Learning Disabilities and their Overcomes: With Special Reference to English Language Learners and Teachers of Govt. Colleges of Rajnandgaon District (C.G.) as Principal Investigator.

Prof. Garcha has been a Member of Board of Studies of University and Autonomous Colleges.

She has presented papers in National and International Seminars/Conferences and Workshops and also organized the same.
She has 32 years of teaching experience in Higher Education and also visited various Institutions for Expert Lectures and Resource Person and chaired Technical Sessions during National Seminars.

 Beside teaching and research, she has served in NCC as an Associate NCC Officer for 19 Years with A Grade during both Pre-Commission and Refresher-Cum Promotion Courses at WOTS Gwalior.

 She is also an active member of Organizations like AINET, ELT@I and INTACH.

Email Id: garchaharpreetkaur@gmail.com
 
 

English Department Faculties

 
S NoFaculty PhotoFaculty NameQualificationDepartmentDesignationMobile No
1 Dr. (Smt.) Harpreet Kaur GarchaPh.D.EnglishProfessor and HOD09424115915
 

English Department Photos